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Firefighter

A slang term for a person who solves problems as they arise. The term connotes the idea that the firefighter is distracted from dealing with larger issues because minor problems prevent him/her from doing so.
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Jack Dodson, Fire Chief, Kunkle Volunteer Fire Company, said, "This is all new to us.
To many citizens, a fire company may mean all the firefighters assigned to a fire station.
Memorial contributions be made to the Fairfield Fire Company, PO Box 587, Fairfield, Pa.
Pottersville Volunteer Fire Company - For the purchase of Minitor V Personal Communications devices.
A memorial service will be held at the Fairfield Fire Company, Steelman Dr.
Wireless Matrix Corporation (TSX:WRX) is partnering with the Volunteer Fire Company of Leesburg, VA, bringing Santa Claus to the local community throughout a week long neighborhood tour.
The unified company, which will be called the Se-Wy-Co Fire Company, will receive unified training and operational procedures to better serve the township.
He was a volunteer fire fighter with Community Fire Company for many years and served on the Board as Treasurer.
5 million fire facility that will include a firehouse, a fire/police facility, and space for an additional fire company.
The Sure Fire company was offering a new kind of weapon - the weapon light that temporarily blinds the suspect.
BOSTON -- The Hearts On Fire Company (HOF), the pre-eminent consumer brand in the fine diamond jewelry business, today announced the opening of a Hearts On Fire retail store in the new Venetian([R]) Macao-Resort-Hotel, the world's largest casino hotel and premiere shopping experience.
Eighty-four percent of our members have gear that is ten years old and the other 16 percent have no gear at all and are unable to receive training, is the way Joseph Sterling, Captain of the Leesburg Volunteer Fire Company, described the condition of his department s personal protective equipment.